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Panaji, Aug 12: It was probably the first time where in all the Goa-based photojournalists came together to put up a rare and a beautiful news photo exhibition recently in the GUJ office (Shramashakti Bhavan premises) here.

On the occasion of Lokmanya Tilak's Death Anniversary (Journalists' day) 13 photojournalists from different local Goan newspapers displayed their news-value-based images which got a tremendous response from both journalistic circle and the public.

Goa chief secretary J P Singh inaugurated the exhibition in the presence of Menino Peres, director of information and publicity.

Rajtilak Naik, in blue chequered shirt, is seen seated third from the left in the front row

The following photojournalists participated in the rare event. Umesh Banastarkar, Nandesh Kambli (Tarun Bharat), Rajtilak Naik, Prashant Elekar, Sagun Gawde (Sunaparant), Soiru Komarpant, Kailas Naik (Gomantak), Arvind Tengse, Vincent Braganza (   O Herald), Rozario Estibeiro (Goa Times), Barnabe Sapeco, Atish Naik (Gomantak Times) and Devidas Goankar (Pudhari).

The Exhibition was on view from August 1 to 5. The photographs touched almost all the possible aspects related to its field. From nature to accidents, from to fashion to riots, from murders to off beat.

On the concluding day of the event the exhibition hall was graced by the director of Goa Doordarshan, Chandrakant Barve, who praised the photojournalists for their creativity.

Goa Union of Journalists (GUJ) should now show more and more interest in putting up such exhibitions and also conduct some workshops in photoJournalism to the local professionals.

On the whole, the exhibition was a great success, judged by the response it received. 


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